My wife and I, along with our two children (9 and 6), stayed at the Lake Hotel for two nights earlier this month. It was our first visit to the hotel. We all really enjoyed the stay. The setting on the lake is magnificent and this is splendidly complemented by the rich history of the hotel itself - please check out the old photographs and documents on display, and the paintings of Alexander Williams in the main restaurant and lobby which are really beautiful. Mr Williams, who died in 1930, was a big fan of the hotel and often stayed there. He was also a taxidermist, and a large trout of his can be seen in the library. The hotel staff are always friendly and obliging, nowhere more so than in the restaurant where we dined both nights. The very positive experience on the first night was repeated the following evening - plenty of variety (eg extra side dishes with at least three different types of vegetable), excellent quality and good plus very friendly service. The portions were generous too. The desserts were sublime and we went for these each night. Even more important, our kids were very enthusiastic about the separate kids-menu. This looked tempting for an adult (the acid test), eg the chunky homemade cod fish-fingers, which were ordered on the first night. On the second night my son went for the kids sirloin steak (no need for the hotel dishwasher that night) and my daughter tucked into the penne, and also found it to be delicious. Both ordered the sundaes again for dessert. In summary, a fantastic experience on all fronts and we will definitely be back again (we live in Austria).
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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review about your recent stay with us and for marking us so highly on your report. Wow what a lovely report thank you. In particular I am very happy to read that your children (and of course yourselves!!) gave the seal of approval to our new children’s menu which we brought in just recently. We updated our children’s menu based on our guest’s feedback to make it more attractive so it’s lovely to know that this has been a success. I love the comment about “no need for the hotel dishwasher that night” what a compliment! Thank you also for your lovely comments regarding the hotel itself and of course the history that comes with it which we as a family run hotel hold very dear. I’m pleased to read also that you were happy with the quality of food that you yourself received in our restaurant and thank you for your lovely comments on our team both in the restaurant and throughout the hotel of whom we are very proud. It is a huge compliment for us that you would choose to return to us all the way from Austria we thank you most sincerely for this. I hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon again and thank you once again for this lovely report.
Niall Huggard – General Manager
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